Get Up Close & Personal

Adventure behind-the-scenes of the dolphin theater where you’ll to get to meet our dolphins face to face. You’ll be able to touch and feed these friendly creatures while you participate first-hand in a training session that shows how we care for our dolphins, and keep them healthy and happy.

You'll Get To...

  • Dolphin Interaction

    You will spend 8 minutes next to the water interacting with a dolphin in a variety of different and fun ways.

  • Meet Our Trainers

    Learn what it takes to become a dolphin trainer by spending time with our talented marine mammal trainers.

  • Get a Good Splash

    Prepare to get a little wet as you play with these beautiful marine mammals.

See a Dolphin Encounter in Action

When we left, Drew just looked at me and said, "Mom, that was the most AWESOME thing EVER!!"

Michelle Marietta, GA

Recent Dolphin Encounter Photos

  • Dolphin Encounter 7
  • Dolphin Encounter
  • Dolphin Encounter 2

Unique Gifts from Georgia Aquarium

Bring the memories home with you! Stop by our gift shop for all your dolphin gifts or shop online here.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need to reschedule my Animal Encounter if a friend or family member tests positive for Covid 19?
  • What is Georgia Aquarium doing to help guests and staff stay healthy?
  • What is the cancellation and date change policy for the Dolphin Encounter?
  • What times are the Dolphin Encounter Program?
  • Are you able to participate in a Dolphin Encounter with special needs?
  • Are guests welcome to watch? Do they have to buy a ticket?
  • What happens if I am late or cannot make it?
  • Where do I go when I arrive?
  • How do I get to the aquarium?
  • What are the age requirements?
  • How do I make a reservation?
  • Are reservations required?
  • How much does it cost?
  • What should I bring with me?
  • How long is the program and what will I see?
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